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paying taxes which are the law by the irs making transactions of a thousand dollars or more remember this applies to taxi drivers or anybody. i could give you some more if you are interested >> thank you. next speaker, please and a (calling names). >> herbert senior citizen at risk. i noticed the last meeting the conduct of the participants were incriminated upon. the question i would like to propose if a bicyclists had their my case lanes removed on the street there would be such outrage you would have to call in the tax squad. the thing about this the parking spaces are being defended by those people and its endsable. the fact is people only shop once a week in contrast to people they could be making a thousand dollars in a purpose and those parking spaces are always in demand and so to remove them is really very destructive. i feel the bicyclists feeling is today hope street tomorrow the world. it will not hamper bicycling at all also in respect to the accident bicyclists have been struck how many of them went against the red light. we have to statistics about that. and one thi
on the first read. item 18. >> item 18 is a resolution approving the issuance of tax exempt obligation by the california enterprise development authority in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed 9 million to finance and refinance various capital facilities owned by the progress foundation. >> same house same call? this resolution is adopted. [gavel] >> item 19. >> item 19 is an ordinance [speaker not understood] general fund reserve of approximately 4.3 million to support shortfalls in the sheriff's department for fiscal year 2012 through 13. >> supervisor farrell. >> thank you, president chiu. colleagues, this is a supplemental that came before our budget and finance committee last week from our sheriff's department. it's the third supplemental we've seen this budget season. the first of the public defenders which is going to be coming back for another hearing soon and second obviously the department of public health supplemental. the reason for the supplemental were twofold. one, unknown workers' compensation costs due to a few big claims that were not predicted last year as we
are not final. they are due in april with property tax. so we haven't seen what that's going result in, but it typically we are on budget with that also. we'll know more next month. and just as a comparison between the previous fiscal year through march and this fiscal year it's 21.02 higher ant
enforcement. we'll be talking about that but you need those taxes the enforcements is a strategy to get to the process. the way i hope to approach this is to ask how many taxis and then a little bit of a side issue why is the sighed car not the solution. we ask ourselves that question, too, and we have an answer for you. then as the port structure there's a good solution we think are important and from there recommendations. as you know this is based 3 documents. i should review this is our general approach is to rely on multiple lines of studies. this is to get the local story and history it's difficult to get user voices so we use tourism hospitality and all the folks we talked to have their story. to reach out further we says drivers individualsly. in fact, a large sample was results by neighborhood. it was an informative reach. as economists we look at how it's structured. we look at other cities we have our model of taxi demand and we go out on the street so we did some extensive street observations. and you yourself have been looking at this for quite a while. we should start by d
project but we had reconstituted the project around the pillars that remain. so an ongoing tax revenues and the port seeking to do the appropriate upgrade to a be able to host the events. i think the port expanded the cycle of their activities. and that was evaluated through the improved use of the ports facilities. at that point there have been a number of agreements about how certain things were going to be paid for during the events and preparations for the events and then on the capital side for narrow improvements that weren't going to be paid for by the ports. those are around pier 29 facility. so together and this is going to be used fulfill looking it now we've seen approximately $3.3 million of costs that the general costs were going to pay from lost rents from lost tenants and other consulting costs. of that amount $300,000 has been paid to the port and has been compensated. so what's the next step? after the america's cup events in 2012 we learned what with your not only what with your doing with the fundraising but to bring people to san francisco. on the fundraising front t
afternoon commissioners tom exclusive demeanor of living city. i was on the sales tax committee and we put a lot of money towards budget transportation projects in san francisco. i see that i think incredible strongly that this plaza should be an open space. you've got a train running underneath us right now. we built the water front street car we're expanding ferry operations out here. it's a transit rich place probably in the entire continent. if there was an activation project we've been all for it it should be an open space. unfortunately we've got a parking proposal. every week day it will be parking for 12 hours so when it's not programmed the default is parking. let's take a space not dedicated to parking and turn it into a parking lot that will generate thousands and thousands of trips so people walking and cycling will having have all those cars and it will be less safe. it's not in keeping with any of your plans. i've included some policy plans there i was hoping the staff would have policy. it's a lost opportunity. it should really, really be a great open space. we've consistent
clients are working poor. they pay their taxes. they may run into a rough patch now and then and what we're able to provide is a bridge towards getting them back on their feet. the center averages about 14,000 visits a year in the health clinic alone. one of the areas that we specialize in is family medicine, but the additional focus of that is is to provide care to women and children. women find out they're pregnant, we talk to them about the importance of getting good prenatal care which takes many visits. we initially will see them for their full physical to determine their base line health, and then enroll them in prenatal care which occurs over the next 9 months. group prenatal care is designed to give women the opportunity to bond during their pregnancy with other women that have similar due dates. our doctors here are family doctors. they are able to help these women deliver their babies at the hospital, at general hospital. we also have the wic program, which is a program that provides food vouchers for our families after they have their children, up to age 5 they are able to rec
have the overhead i want to show you may have seen that but this is the last issue of the united tax news letter with the picture of the mayor on the cover. i think he needs to be called out on this. because the mayor of this city as turned his back on - the city's own taxi industry and this regulatory agency by endorsing the operations of companies that are operating in the city unlawfully, unregulated, unlicensed. and for the mayor to do that i mean it seems disgrace full to me. those companies are providing uncontrolled competition. their numbers are growing day by day and the direction that is solution is taking of putting out more taxis to meet more of their vehicles to take back taxi share from us. i don't think that's going to work. there's a very influential article that goes back a few decades called the tragedy of the common sense where, you know, the farmers use a common area to grace their cattle and, you know, farmers this farmer puts another cow an and another farmer puts a cow on it and pretty soon that's their individual benefit to do it but the cows are staffing. we
hundred and 28 million and knowing in the 2008 clean and safe neighborhoods tax bond for the safety improvements repairs and renovations arrest after the bond we are currently completing last year in 2012 the citizens propped prospective b for 1 hundred and 55 million for san francisco clean and safe neighborhoods parks renovations and improvements. the original capital program budget needs at the beginning of 1999, was 4 hundred million. however, there are - there were - this was determined that it was not sufficient to be able to innovate all the facilities and office space sea as we see the development in that area. the funds at this point are $185 million as of march 31, 2013. i will bring you a little bit of background on how those 4 hundred million are not enough to innovate the repairs. in 2007 we the an evaluation of the 2 hundred parks and recreation centers and there's is program called come at the time the technology that the includes all the sufficient needs that we have. so it was determined after the statement the capital needs were 1 i pledge allegiance to the flag 7
tax on the poorest of san francisco citizens. let me tell you, recently i ran into a san francisco resident and citizen who hasn't been to a library in more than 7 years. and that's because this person lost a borrowed videotape. the bill for the replacement was more than this person could afford to pay and there was no payment plan offered, no reduction offered, and no alternative to payment. or some way to work it out, for example, by volunteering to help the library or the public in some way. seven years of no library use because of one lost video. the point of the story is that fines and fees are a huge barrier to library use and the library in part recognizes that by giving kids free fines and seniors half off the usual adult 10 cents a fine. but those barriers should be removed entirely and that's something that you can [inaudible]. thank you. >> thank you very much. next speaker. if you could please speak on the microphone. that's on the overhead. thank you. >>> hi, my name is neil dahani. i sit on the board of san francisco beautiful and also the neighborhood association no
nationwide. ~ those people then spend their wages and pay taxes. by increasing the time, income, and resources for parents and caregivers of young children, we are building a solid foundation for lifelong development. children who attend early education programs have the benefit of relating to other students which can increase their social skills. children who have experience early childhood education are more socially competent in their preschool, kindergarten and school age years. in san francisco we still need over 15,000 slots for infants and preschool combined. there are approximately 36,785 children under the age of 13 and families with income levels eligible for child care subsidies. though children represent 42% of the city's child population. the need is great and it's unfulfilled right now. teachers and caregivers who provide our children with lifelong skills are invaluable to our society and we need to value and recognize their tremendous worth. today there are over 2000 early education and care providers in san francisco serving our young children in licensed facilit
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